Bad Blood




      Bad Blood
An eight year old boy is abandoned by his mother at a fairground and raised by a clan of Irish Travellers as one of their own Given the name Harry as in any Tom, Dick or Harry he carves out a reputation as a young, bare knuckle boxer who never backs down, and earns himself the clan name Badger Eight years on, Badger is angry, dangerous and ready to make his own way in the world He severs all ties with his clan and in a final act of rebellion joins the London Metropolitan Police Force He soon finds his niche as an undercover operative, blending in everywhere yet belonging nowhere Just as Harry believes he has left his clan roots and Badger behind him, he is sent by his superiors to establish a connection with a clan living on an informal land settlement in Bedford A Traveller child named Mikey has been abducted and the clan is refusing to cooperate with the investigation Harry pairs up with Emily, an idealistic social services liaison officer, to investigate the case Together they uncover a string of gruesome child murders and abductions dating back to 1985 Badger finds himself drawn deeper into clan life and he is ultimately forced to confront the truth about his own conflicted childhood if he is to save Mikey from becoming another victim of a twisted serial killer. New Download [ Bad Blood ] By [ Amanda Coetzee ] – heartforum.co.uk

When she isn t writing crime thrillers, Amanda Coetzee works as a deputy headmistress.

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  • ebook
  • 150 pages
  • Bad Blood
  • Amanda Coetzee
  • English
  • 26 February 2018

10 thoughts on “ Bad Blood

  1. Lyn Stevens says:

    There were parts that I loved, but lots that didn t quite ring true Was a worthwhile read nonetheless.

  2. Jochen says:

    It was brilliant

  3. S.A. Partridge says:

    You know when you really, really like a book and you cant put it down for a single second, not even to eat That was my experience with Bad Blood Every made up adjective to describe a great book applies un putdown able, arm rest clutching, a thrill a minute Harry O Connor is a narcotics detective with New Scotland Yard Hes been trying to make sense of his life ever since his mother abandoned him at the carnival when he was eight years old and he was taken in by a family of Travelling You know when you really, really like a book and you can t put it down for a single second, not even to eat That was my experience with Bad Blood Every made up adjective to describe a great book applies un putdown able, arm rest clutching, a thrill a minute Harry O Connor is a narcotics detective with New Scotland Yard He s been trying to make sense of his life ever since his mother abandoned him at the carnival when he was eight years old and he was taken in by a family of Travelling gypsies He thought he had left the life of the Travellers behind him, but when a child goes missing and the close knit group, traditionally distrustful of the police, hamper the in...

  4. Tess says:

    What I loved most about Bad Blood is that it is so easy to connect emotionally with the characters and story, which is sometimes missing in contemporary crime The story takes hold of you from the very first page, and will keep...

  5. Moira says:

    I did really enjoy this book I read it in a day as I found it very exciting I don t think the it paints the police in 2001 in a very good light and there are few holes in the plot Surely an analyst in 2001 would have picked up the connection to previous ...

  6. Lakota Schultz says:

    This book is a perfect holiday read.A good intro into crime mystery novels.Personally, I worked out the twist by page 91, which was a bit disappointing, but I enjoyed the characters and the storyline.Nothing too gory or graphic, so would potentially be a good introduction to this genre of ...

  7. Crusader says:

    A very good read, especially for a debut novel The dialogue in this crime thriller is excellently done Be warned, once you start reading you won t be able to put it down until you reach the end Full review here

  8. Linda says:

    What a fantastic book Thoroughly engrossing, easy to read, unputdownable, great storyline i ll be looking out forfrom this author

  9. Jade says:

    Amazing bookit was writen by my high school deputy principle, how wierd I really enjoyed this book, it was a great read

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